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Adjunct Faculty - Physical Therapist Assistant

Harper College
Palatine, IL

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Science & Technology, Physical Sciences
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Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Starting Pay Rate: Per Adjunct Faculty Pay Scale

Schedule Information: Days/evenings/weekends depending upon course schedule

***This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates for the above subjects. As teaching needs arise, these applications will be reviewed for possible interviews***

The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Your application can remain "Under Review by Committee" for 18 months. You may check your status at any time by logging into with your username and password. 

Current needs: (These dates and times can change)

  • Fall – Intervention Fundamentals
  • Tues/Thurs 10:00am-11:40am
  • Fall – Special Populations
  • Tuesdays 2:30-4:10pm
  • Spring – Cardiopulmonary/Integumentary
  • Tues/Thurs 8:00am-11:20am
  • Tues/Thurs 1:30-4:50pm
  • Job Description:

    Hiring a licensed physical therapist or physical therapist assistant to teach various courses in our physical therapist assistant program. Teaching responsibilities will include the following:

    • Prepare course syllabi
    • Teaching in the classroom/lab
    • Prepare teaching materials
    • Mentor students
    • Create and present lectures
    • Assess student performance through written assignments, exams and practical exams
    • Maintain current knowledge in contemporary physical therapy practice as it applies to the courses in which you teach through CEUs, PDUs and/or clinical practice
    • Complete assessment matrix regarding student performance
    • Communicate regularly with program coordinator
    • Participate in faculty meetings
    • Create course curriculum maps to ensure alignment of course objectives with learning activities and assessment tools
    • Participate in assessment meetings
    • Other duties as requested by program coordinator as defined by CAPTE

    Education Requirements: Licensed PT with a Master’s degree or PTA with a Bachelor’s degree, current license to practice PT or PTA in any US jurisdiction.

    Experience Requirements: At least 3 years experience as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant including 3 years’ experience in cardiopulmonary physical therapy practice for Cardiopulmonary course. At least 1 years experience for intervention fundamentals and/or special populations. Preferred: 1 year teaching or didactic experience.

    Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

    * Official transcripts required upon hire 
    * Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

    * Employment sponsorship is not available.

    Applicable Benefits: We offer a competitive, semester by semester adjunct pay, with Harper tuition waivers, sick/personal business leave, and a comprehensive Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Program.

    Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


    Founded in 1965, William Rainey Harper College is a dynamic comprehensive community college situated on a 200-acre campus in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. The College is committed to diversity, and encourages the development of multicultural perspectives.

    harper_college1.gifAnnually, the College serves approximately 25,000 students from 23 communities. Providing both transfer and career programs, Harper offers degrees and a wide range of credit, continuing education and corporate training for students of all ages and interests. In order to provide accessible higher education to all, we offer a flexible schedule of daytime, nighttime and weekend classes at our main campus and at several other sites conveniently located throughout our service area.

    Harper College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and has received the coveted Bond Rating of Aaa from Moody’s Investor Service. We are committed to our Institutional Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Collaboration.

    Our Vision:

    William Rainey Harper College is committed to academic integrity and excellence. The College is a leader in teaching and learning, transforming lives by responding to the needs of the individual and the community.

    harper_college2.jpgBenefits offered to employees include tuition reimbursement/professional expense, health/life/dental/disability insurance, participation in the State University Retirement System (SURS) and tax deferred annuity plans as well as fourteen paid holidays. Harper also offers some on-site childcare, a summer camp for children, and much more.

    Harper College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer that encourages applications from women, minority group members and persons with disabilities.

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